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US’ commitment to global dominance leads to transnational struggle - Gerasimov

1 hour 44 min ago
As a result a transnational struggle has sharply accelerated, Chief of Russia’s General Staff and First Deputy Defense Minister added

All terrorists receive arms, finances from abroad - Chief of Russia’s General Staff

2 hours 6 min ago
The number of participants of military conflicts is rising there as time goes by, Valery Gerasimov added

Almost 3,100 militants and their families leave Eastern Ghouta in one day

5 hours 25 min ago
All in all a total of 4,979 militants and their family members have been evacuated from the settlement of Harasta to the Idlib province

Russia suggests creating green corridor for pharmaceutical companies - deputy PM

6 hours 25 min ago
Olga Golodets adding that talks on that matter have been held with Hitachi

Economic priorities announced by Russian president in line with Abe’s plan - Oreshkin

6 hours 27 min ago
Moscow and Tokyo have been have been boosting economic cooperation based on the Japanese prime minister’s eight-point plan

Russia, Japan to carry out over 120 joint activities in 2018 - deputy PM

6 hours 29 min ago
According to Olga Golodets, Moscow has suggested to Tokyo that a green corridor be created for pharmaceutical companies

Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman

7 hours 42 min ago
Alexander Yakovenko wished Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey full recovery and praised him for his bravery

Poll shows Ukrainians most annoyed with parliament, government, president

8 hours 49 min ago
Almost 60% of those who took part in the survey disapprove of the the president’s handling of his job

Lavrov says knows new US national security adviser Bolton

8 hours 50 min ago
Russia's Foreign Minister called Bolton a tough diplomat and a professional

Command of military operation in Donbass handed over to Ukrainian army

10 hours 9 min ago
The Ukrainian Security Service will continue to participate in the operation

Syrian government forces enter Eastern Ghouta’s Harasta - state TV

10 hours 31 min ago
The town has been "fully cleared of terrorists", a senior Syrian military commander said

US considering options to take steps against Russia over Skripal case - State Department

10 hours 56 min ago
The steps are intended to demonstrate sodidarity with the UK and to "hold Russia accountable for its breach of international norms and agreements", Heather Nauert said

Russia'a Ambassador to Ireland: EU succumbs to false solidarity with UK on Skripal case

11 hours 56 min ago
The EU has decided "to join ranks with the anti-Russian campaign", Yuri Filatov said

Russia’s EU envoy slams Skripal case as fake story

12 hours 13 min ago
Vladimir Chizhov also said that the UK media’s information campaign over the incident is going downhill

Hundreds of militants, family members leave Eastern Ghouta - TV

12 hours 43 min ago
Members of Ahrar al-Sham terrosist group blew up a a weapons depot before leaving the town of Harasta

Expedition 56 crew members enter International Space Station

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 23:22
Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft docked to the ISS earlier

Dutch court to consider Crimean museums’ appeal over Scythian gold in April

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 23:00
The appeal is at the stage of consideration by the second instance, the Republic of Crimea's Culture Ministry’s press service said

Russian footballers need drawing conclusions after crushing defeat to Brazil - Samedov

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 22:28
The team played "not bad" in the first half of the game, the footballer said

Lavrov calls for following example of those who stand for dialogue

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 22:16
The European Union leaders earlier decided to recall the EU ambassador to Russia for consultations

Reconciliation Center: 103,606 Syrians evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 21:24
Over 6,500 people left Eastern Ghouta via the humanitarian corridor in the settlement of Muhayam al-Wafidin

Reconciliation Center: over 4,000 militants and family members leave Ghouta in two days

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:56
They will be taken to the Idlib de-escalation zone

Soyuz MS-08 spaceship with three crew members docks to ISS

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:53
The spaceship was launched from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on March 21

Damascus comes under shelling by militants seven times on Friday

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:27
Four civilians were killed and 18 wounded

Russian Foreign Ministry organized a special briefing on Skripal case for CSTO ambassadors

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:22
A ministry official said that Russia is "can have nothing to do with the Salisbury incident"

Russia urges US to explain motives of selective approach towards steel suppliers

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:51
The US introduced new duties on steel and aluminum products

Kiev court leaves Savchenko in custody citing totality of offenses committed

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:32
The court ruled eventually that she should stay in custody "proceeding from the totality of charges under seven articles invoked against her"

Kiev court finds evidence for accusing Savchenko with state coup attempt insufficient

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 18:35
At the time of reporting the judge continued reading out the court's decision on other the charges

British diplomats expelled from Russia leave Moscow

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 18:04
A group of 23 Russian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as a response to British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to expell 23 Russian diplomats from London

Russian defense ministry refutes allegations about Russian air strikes in Eastern Ghouta

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:12
Russia’s air force delivers no strikes against residential quarters, top brass reiterates

Moscow called Kiev’s decision to break bilateral economic ties 'victory over common sense'

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:05
The break-up of trade and economic relations with Russia in no way replaces those "miniscule quotas" Kiev receives from Brussels, the diplomat said

Russian ambassador says glad to learn Salisbury policeman discharged from hospital

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 16:23
Sergeant Bailey was the first to arrive at the spot and he suffered from contacts with the chemical agent

Serbian top diplomat offers Belgrade as venue for possible meeting between Putin and Trump

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:13
The two presidents had a telephone conversation on March 20

Kremlin’s lights to go out as it joins Earth Hour 2018

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:55
Last year, more than 2 billion people from 187 countries, including 150 Russian cities, have joined the global awareness campaign

Putin says citizens’ consolidation crucial for real breakthrough

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:36
Putin stressed that he is well aware of his "enormous responsibility before the citizens of Russia, before this entire country"

Defiant Ukrainian MP Savchenko goes on hunger strike

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:13
Savchenko was detained on suspicion of plotting a coup d’etat in Ukraine

Bank of Russia sees potential for further key rate cuts

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:08
The Bank of Russia sees growing risks for the country related to the situation on global markets

F1 Chief Executive Carey hopes for 'surprising and exciting' 2018 FIA Formula One season

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:05
The 2018 FIA Formula One Championship includes 21 races

Diplomat slams claims of Russia’s involvement in Venezuelan cryptocurrency as ‘fake news’

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:58
Venezuelan authorities earlier announced the creation of the Petro cryptocurrency, with the rate linked to the cost of oil produced in the country

ILIFE's new robot vacuum collection

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:23
Kicks off spring promotion at AliExpress 328 anniversary sale

All hostages held at French supermarket freed

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:04
The hostage-taker is now alone in the supermarket with one police officer

Russia’s GDP growth rate to reach 1.5-2% in 2018-2020 — Central Bank

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:02
According to the Central Bank, in January- February, the annual industrial production growth returned to the positive territory

EU wages Cold War against Russia — Marine Le Pen

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:55
Le Pen believes that the current events may have "far more significant implications"

Hostage situation reported at supermarket in south of France

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:36
A gunman is holding several people hostage in a supermarket in Trèbes

Poll shows most Russians satisfied with outcome of presidential election

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:26
Only 7% of those polled expressed mistrust in the results

Lukoil plans to invest $8 bln a year if oil price is $50 per barrel

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:10
Free cash flow will fully cover the company's payments in the framework of a progressive monetary policy, Lukoil's CEO said

NATO warplanes buzzing Russia’s borders create dangerous incidents, cautions diplomat

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:57
Moscow is concerned over frequent flights by NATO warplanes near the Russian borders

Russia’s Central Bank lowers key rate

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:43
Inflationary expectations in Russia declined in February to new lows

Chinese foreign minister to visit Russia next week

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:26
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay a working visit to Moscow on March 27-28

Russia might challenge US import duties on steel and aluminum in WTO court

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:19
Russia plans to apply to the WTO court because of the import duties on steel and aluminum imposed by US President Donald Trump

Press review: Why Russia is going to the IPU and what Tokyo’s diplomacy seeks from Moscow

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:00
Top stories in the Russian press on Friday, March 23

Team play and total devotion may help Russian footballers to win over Brazil — deputy PM

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:59
The friendly match between Russia and Brazil kicks off on Friday at 7:00 p.m. Moscow time

Kremlin expects US to brush off Russophobia gripping numerous countries

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:54
Experts believe that the resignation of a key presidential adviser will be just a part of upcoming personnel reshuffles in the US administration

Kremlin regrets that EU recalls its ambassador for consultations

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:44
The Kremlin spokesman voiced regret over the European Union’s decision to recall its Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer for consultations

Russia still sees no facts ‘proving its role’ in British spy’s poisoning, says Lavrov

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:51
Ex-Colonel Sergei Skripal from Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a nerve agent on March 4 and found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury

Putin wins presidential election with 76.69% — CEC

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:43
Incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin was re-elected in the March 18 vote winning 76.69%, and the Communist Party’s candidate Pavel Grudinin clinched 11.77%

Lavrov comments on Russia-Vietnam military-technical cooperation

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:08
Military and military-technical cooperation between Moscow and Hanoi meets criteria of the international law, the Russian top diplomat said

Over 1,800 militants leave Eastern Ghouta — Defense Ministry

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 08:24
More than 1,800 militants of the Ahrar al-Sham group and their family members have left Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, since March 22

Moldova’s envoy comes back to Moscow

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 08:06
In 2017, the Moldovan government introduced a range of anti-Russian steps, including declaring persona non grata Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin, who is special presidential envoy for Transnistria

Vietnam’s business representatives to attend SPIEF, EEF — Lavrov

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 07:37
The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held on May 24-26

European commissioner calls new anti-Russian sanctions inappropriate

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 06:43
A European commissioner comments on possible new sanctions against Russia

Venezuelan President says country’s cryptocurrency will be traded for rubles

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 06:34
Venezuela’s new cryptocurrency called petro will be traded for several global currencies, including the Russian ruble

US tariffs on steel, aluminum imports come into force

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 06:01
The tariffs from the EU members states, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and South Korea were suspended until May 1, 2018, the White House said

Lavrov sees potential for cooperation in nuclear development with Vietnam

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 05:28
The Minister said he expects additional agreements to be reached in the areas of investment, fuel, energy and nuclear development

Hong Kong stocks tumble on fears of trade war with US

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 05:22
The slump was led by Tencent, which fell more than 7%

Nord Stream 2 pipeline project awarded ‘Good Environmental Impact Assessment’

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 05:04
The EIA is "well written and includes an extensive amount of information on the project's implementation alternatives", the company's Finnish subsidiary said

Trump tweets about resignation of national security adviser

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 02:29
The US President thanked Herbert McMaster for his "outstanding job"

EU decides to recall Ambassador to Russia for consultations over Skripal case - source

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 02:07
This is a political sign of solidarity with London, the source said

EU Council takes no practical measures against Russia on Skripal case

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:45
The Council condemned the attack in Salisbury "in the strongest possible terms"

Lavrov to discuss multifaceted cooperation in Vietnam

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:48
Earlier Lavrov mentioned an increase in trade turnover between the two countries

Defense Ministry: 95,000 people leave Ghouta since declaration of humanitarian pauses

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:21
About 6,500 people have returned to their homes in liberated areas

UN Human Rights Council passes Russia-initiated resolution on secret prisons

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:00
The document was co-authored by Belarus and Venezuela

UN Human Rights Council passes Russia-initiated resolution on secret prisons

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:00
The document was co-authored by Belarus and Venezuela

Russian Defense Ministry’s website suffers DDoS attacks during poll for new weapons names

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:35
The attacks originated from Western Europe, North America and Ukraine

Russian Defense Ministry’s website suffers DDoS attacks during poll for new weapons names

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:35
The attacks originated from Western Europe, North America and Ukraine

Zara made clothing export contracts with Russian companies - Deputy Minister

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:50
Brands owned by Zara's parent Inditex signed contracts for goods export to Spain with 11 factories in Russia

Russian top military brass welcomes name choice for new weapons

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:44
The name Peresvet won the vote for a name for a combat laser complex, while the name Poseidon was chosen for an underwater drone

Russia provides free military aid to Central African Republic — Foreign Ministry

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:39
Moscow has provided free military aid to the Central African Republic at the country’s government’s request

Police officer injured in Salisbury attack discharged from hospital, medics say

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:30
Ex-Colonel Sergei Skripal from Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a nerve agent on March 4 and found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury

Russians choose names for newest weapons — Defense Ministry

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:01
Russians have chosen names for the country’s newest weapons by participating in a poll on the Defense Ministry’s website

Defense Ministry: Foreign military agencies take seriously Russia’s newest weapons

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:52
Russia's deputy defense minister says foreign military agencies take seriously Russia’s new breakthrough strategic weapons shown by President Vladimir Putin

US Court rejects Ukraine’s petition filed in dispute with Russia’s Tatneft

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:37
The US Federal Court of Columbia District rejected Ukraine’s petition filed in dispute with Russia's Tatneft, which claimed recovery of $144 mln for loss of a stake in Ukraine’s Ukrtatnafta in 2007

European Parliament may demand release of Savchenko, says president

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:15
On March 22, Ukrainian MP Nadezhda Savchenko was detained in Kiev

First Arctic advance-development territory in Arkhangelsk to focus on sports, tourism

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:03
The first Arctic territory for advance development in the Onega mono-industrial city will focus on development of sports and tourism

Russian Foreign Ministry urges to boost ties with Moldova

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:56
A Russian diplomat visited Chisinau on March 20-22 to discuss Russian-Moldovan relations

Finnish president expresses concern over Skripal case

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:43
Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto has held a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Deputy PM: Data storage under new anti-terror laws won’t be expensive for mobile operators

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:28
Data storage in compliance with the Yarovaya laws won’t be expensive for Russian mobile operators, according to Deputy Prime Minister Dvorkovich

Russian watchdog authorized four more Turkish companies to supply tomatoes to Russia

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:22
The Russian veterinary and phytosanitary watchdog will lift a ban on tomatoes export to Russia in respect of four Turkish companies

Doping officers inspect again Russian footballers ahead of friendly match with Brazil

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:21
The planned training session of the Russian national football team was delayed by one hour due to an early morning visit of a doping control officer